Definition of petty-minded in English:

petty-minded

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adjective

  • Unduly concerned with trivial matters, especially in a spiteful or selfish way: petty-minded, cost-cutting tradesmen
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    • There are petty-minded, mean-spirited people in the media who are continuing a miserable crusade against the company.
    • He struck me as nothing more than a petty-minded bully: a jobsworth, revelling in the small but crucial power he had over the media.
    • If we make enough fuss, maybe companies who pursue such petty-minded bullying tactics will realise that they are in danger of damaging their brands.

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